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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Punta Gorda, Gainesville and Deltona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: West Palm Beach, Fort Walton Beach and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sebastian, Cape Coral and Fort Lauderdale

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  • Respiratory Therapy
  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
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  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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  • Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy
  • Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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  • Founded in 1974, HI has educated thousands of successful cosmetologists
  • Offers career readiness courses along with excellent lifetime careers services
  • Hollywood Institute is NACCAS accredited with 3 convenient Florida campuses
  • FDVA & SAA approved veterans program along with continuing education courses
  • HI is proud to offer many financial aid opportunities to qualified applicants
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West Palm Beach
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  • Diploma in Professional Clinical Massage Therapy

As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to prepare for a rewarding career.

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Hialeah
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Grand Prairie
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  • Patient Care Technician (10-month diploma program)
  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
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Boynton Beach
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  • Patient Care Technician
  • Training students for careers in the allied health field since 1994.
  • Recognized on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students.
  • Has a MyUMA mobile app that provides classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
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  • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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Clearwater
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  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Christian Ministry
  • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with an Emphasis in Family Dynamics
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
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  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
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  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More Florida Respiratory Therapy Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Bradenton
Associate
9,869
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Winter Haven
Associate
7,757
Palatka
Associate
5,111
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Orlando
Associate
32,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Respiratory Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Respiratory Therapists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville660$52,470
Cape Coral-Fort Myers460$56,800
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin70$49,380
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach230$54,280
Gainesville320$49,480
Lakeland-Winter Haven210$55,990
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach2790$56,540
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island90$55,240
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton290$59,790
Ocala120$53,740
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford950$58,260
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville170$54,550
Panama City100$51,610
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent250$52,280
Port St. Lucie110$59,940
Sebastian-Vero Beach50$
Tallahassee140$55,450
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater1200$59,300

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